Charters Towers Boer War Memorial Kiosk Back to Search

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Location Lissner Park, Dean Street, Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia
Type buildings
Description

An honour board, erected at the western end of the kiosk, contains the names of those soldiers from the district who served.

Built F. Jorgensen
Opened 13 October 1910 by Right Worshipful the Mayor Alderman Sydney H. Thorp
Inscription

Plaque :

1st Queensland Contingent [Names]
2nd Queensland Contingent [Names]
3rd Queensland Contingent [Names]
4th Queensland Contingent [Names]
5th (Q.I.B.) Contingent [Names]
6th (Q.I.B.) Contingent [Names]

Plaque :

This kiosk was erected to the memory of the volunteers who left Charters Towers to take part in the South African War during 1899 - 1902

Publicly opened by the Right Worshipful the Mayor Alderman Sydney H. Thorp
13th Oct. 1910.

Plaque :

1st Australian Commonwealth Horse [Names]
3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse [Names]
7th Australian Commonwealth Horse [Names]

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 3 people of interest from memorial

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TOLL, Osmond Harvey

Service number 4807
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Aug 1882

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BRAND, Charles Henry

Service number 91
Brigadier General
4th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
AIF WW1
Born 4 Sep 1873

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TOLL, Frederick William

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant Colonel
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Jan 1872

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